Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 436 - AMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Long Title: AMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): (HIST 278 OR HIST 378) OR HIST 281 OR HIST 283 OR HIST 387
Description: Seminar explores evolution of American involvement in the Middle East from missionary origins in the early 19th century to superpower hegemony in the 20th. Puts into perspective central issues such as the U.S. role in the Arab-Israeli conflict, the question of terrorism, and the U.S. invasion/occupation of Iraq in 2003. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.) Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HIST 603. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HIST 436 and HIST 603.